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9068128 Method for reducing hydrogen sulfide evolution from asphalt and heavy fuel oils  
Hydrogen sulfide evolution from asphalt or heavy fuel oil may be reduced or eliminated using an additive to act as a scavenger. Zinc, in conjunction with an additional metal selected from Fe, Mn,...
9039893 Process for the extraction of hydrocarbons from oil sands and oil shale  
Process for the extraction of hydrocarbons contained in oil sands and oil shale comprising feeding said oil sands or oil shale to a suitable apparatus in which they are heated, directly and/or by...
9040764 Catalyst for metathesis of ethylene and 2-butene and/or double bond isomerization  
A process for the double-bond isomerization of olefins is disclosed. The process may include contacting a fluid stream comprising olefins with a fixed bed comprising an activated basic metal oxide...
9039891 High surface area composition for use in the catalytic hydroconversion of a heavy hydrocarbon feedstock, a method making such composition and its use  
A catalyst composition that is especially useful in the hydroconversion of pitch, micro carbon residue and sulfur contents of a heavy hydrocarbon feedstock without the excessive formation of...
9039892 Nano catalytic dewaxing of heavy petroleum wastes (>C-23 alkanes)  
A catalyst comprising of nano nickel-silica catalyst for dewaxing of heavy petroleum feed at a temperature 200-350° C. at 8 bar and 30 bar hydrogen pressure and in the presence of hydrogen is...
9039890 Two-stage, close-coupled, dual-catalytic heavy oil hydroconversion process  
A process for the production of high yields of high quality products from heavy hydrocarbonaceous feedstock comprising a two-stage, close-coupled process, wherein the first stage comprises a...
9039889 Upgrading of hydrocarbons by hydrothermal process  
A hydrocarbon feedstock upgrading method is provided. The method includes supplying the hydrocarbon feedstock, water and a pre-heated hydrogen donating composition to a hydrothermal reactor where...
9035113 High energy distillate fuel composition and method of making the same  
The disclosure describes a high energy density jet fuel composition, having a smoke point about 18 mm as determined by ASTM D1322 and a thermal stability of no more than 25 mm Hg as determined by...
9035119 Oligomerisation of olefinic compounds in the presence of an activated oligomerisation catalyst  
This invention relates to the oligomerization of olefinic compounds in the presence of an activated oligomerization catalyst. The invention also extends to a particular manner for providing an...
9034176 Radio frequency heating of petroleum ore by particle susceptors  
A method for heating materials by application of radio frequency (“RF”) energy is disclosed. For example, the disclosure concerns a method for RF heating of petroleum ore, such as bitumen, oil...
9034175 Method for reducing the mercury content of natural gas condensate and natural gas processing plant  
A method for reducing the mercury content of natural gas condensate, comprising the steps of providing a nanofiltration membrane having a feed side and a permeate side; contacting the natural gas...
9034174 Iron oxide magnetic nanoparticle, its preparation and its use in desulfurization  
The present invention provides a method of preparing an iron oxide magnetic nanoparticle, comprising the steps of: i) reacting a water-soluble ferrous salt with a water-soluble ferric salt in a...
9028678 Scrubbing hydrogen sulfide from hydrotreated product  
This application provides an H2S scrubbing system, a column packed with an inert material, wherein an inert gas passes counter to a flow of a hydrotreated product containing H2S through said...
9028679 Method and system for removing hydrogen sulfide from sour oil and sour water  
Embodiments of the present invention are generally related to a system and method to remove hydrogen sulfide from sour water and sour oil. In particular, hydrogen sulfide is removed from sour...
9029579 Method of synthesizing low color furan diesters  
The present invention relates to a method of making low colored bis(2-ethylhexyl) furan-2,5-dicarboxylate (BEHFD) plasticizer via mild hydrogenation of highly colored BEHFD.
9028676 Integrated FCC biomass pyrolysis/upgrading  
Integrating a biomass pyrolysis and upgrading process into a fluid catalytic cracking unit. The process uses conventional FCC feed and a mixture of a solvent and biomass to produce upgraded fuel...
9028675 Method for increasing thermal stability of a fuel composition using a solid phosphoric acid catalyst  
This invention relates to a method for increasing thermal stability of fuel, as well as in reducing nitrogen content and/or enhancing color quality of the fuel. According to the method, a fuel...
9028697 Methods and apparatus for controlling moisture in plant oils and liquid biofuels  
The moisture absorption capacity of biofuels can be more or less 10 times that of fossil diesel oil, causing biofuels to form acids that induce metal corrosion and form deposits in the fuel tank...
9028673 Production of low cloud point distillates  
Systems and methods are provided for producing at least one low sulfur distillate fuel product with improved low temperature properties. A potential distillate fuel feed is initially hydrotreated...
9028677 Demulsifying of hydrocarbon feeds  
In various aspects, the invention provides for processing a hydrocarbon feed having hydrocarbon and emulsified aqueous components demulsifying into hydrocarbon and aqueous phases over an initial...
9028590 Process and apparatus for carbon dioxide and carbonyl sulfide capture via ion exchange resins  
A process for the reduction of carbon dioxide and carbonyl sulfide from various types of gas emitting sources containing carbon dioxide and/or gas or liquid emitting sources containing carbonyl...
9028674 Conversion of asphaltenic pitch within an ebullated bed residuum hydrocracking process  
A process for upgrading residuum hydrocarbons including: feeding pitch, hydrogen, and a partially spent catalyst recovered from a hydrocracking reactor to an ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking...
9028680 Method and system for processing viscous liquid crude hydrocarbons  
A method and system for handling viscous liquid crude hydrocarbons is disclosed. The method involves (a) solvent deasphalting at least a portion of an asphaltene-containing liquid crude...
9023197 Methods for obtaining bitumen from bituminous materials  
A method of extracting bitumen from bituminous material. In some embodiments, the method may include loading a bitumen material in a column, followed by feeding a first quantity of solvent into...
9023193 Process for delayed coking of whole crude oil  
An improved delayed coking process utilizing a coking unit and a coking unit product fractionating column which includes the steps of: heating a mixture of a fresh whole crude oil feedstream and...
9023196 Process, method, and system for removing heavy metals from fluids  
Trace element levels of mercury in crude oil are reduced by first passing the crude oil through a filtration device to generate filtered crude having a reduced concentration of mercury and a...
9023191 Lubricant composition for an internal combustion engine and method for lubricating an internal combustion engine  
A lubricating oil composition for an internal combustion engine contains a component (A) of a polyalphaolefin having a kinematic viscosity at 100 degrees C. of 5.5 mm2/s or less, a CCS viscosity...
9023120 Fuel production method, fuel production apparatus, and fuel oil  
A fuel production method and a fuel production apparatus, for producing fuel by which the fuel efficiency can be improved and the generation of hazardous substances can be easily suppressed and...
9023194 Process for reforming hydrocarbon cuts  
A process for reforming a feed composed of one or more hydrocarbon cuts containing 9 to 22 carbon atoms which includes, at least one first step for reforming the feed in at least one reforming...
9023298 High temperature platformer  
An apparatus for reforming a hydrocarbon stream is presented. The apparatus involves changing the design of reformers and associated equipment to allow for increasing the processing temperatures...
9023195 Process for hydrotreating naphtha fraction and process for producing hydrocarbon oil  
A process for hydrotreating a naphtha fraction that includes a step of estimating the difference between the naphtha fraction hydrotreating reactor outlet temperature and inlet temperature, based...
9023190 Lubricant composition for an internal combustion engine and method for lubricating an internal combustion engine  
A lubricating oil composition for an internal combustion engine contains: a base oil including a component (A) of a polyalphaolefin having a kinematic viscosity at 100 degrees C. of 5.5 mm2/s or...
9023541 Liquid phase desulfurization of fuels at mild operating conditions  
A simple, compact process for cleansing hydrocarbon fuel such as jet fuel is disclosed. This process involves subjecting the fuel to an oxidative desulfurization process in a desulfurization...
9023772 Strong base amines to minimize corrosion in systems prone to form corrosive salts  
Corrosion by ammonia/amine salts in hydrocarbon streams such as distillation overhead streams that contain a mineral acid and water can be prevented, avoided or minimized by adding certain strong...
9024100 Process for producing olefins  
The present invention discloses a process for producing olefins from petroleum saturated hydrocarbons. The process of the present invention comprises: contacting a preheated petroleum saturated...
9023192 Delayed coking process utilizing adsorbent materials  
A delayed coking process includes: a. introducing a fresh hydrocarbon feedstock containing undesirable sulfur and/or nitrogen compounds for preheating into the lower portion of a coking unit...
9017545 Process for hydrotreating inferior naphtha fraction  
Disclosed is a process for hydrotreating inferior naphtha fraction, comprising: (1) warming a recycle oil in a heating device; (2) mixing the inferior naphtha fraction with the recycle oil before...
9017547 Hydrogen purification for make-up gas in hydroprocessing processes  
The recycle gas stream containing hydrogen that is part of the feedstream to a hydroprocessing reactor is mixed with the low purity make-up hydrogen and the sour flash gases upstream of the...
9017522 Separation of components from a multi-component hydrocarbon stream which includes ethylene  
A process to separate a multi-component hydrocarbon stream which includes ethylene and other components with at least some of the components being present in a number of phases, is provided. The...
9017546 Exfoliation of asphaltenes  
A method for decomposing an asphaltene particle includes contacting the asphaltene particle with an intercalating agent; and reacting the intercalating agent to increase a distance between...
9011675 Process for the removal of sulfur compounds from hydrocarbon feedstocks  
The invention is directed to a process for the removal of contaminating sulfur compounds, more in particular thiophenic sulfur compounds, from hydrocarbon feedstocks, said process comprising...
9011673 Method of forming a paraffinic product by thermal cracking  
The present invention relates to a method of forming a paraffinic product that involves providing a paraffinic feed having an initial average carbon chain length of greater than 20. The paraffinic...
9012711 Phenol removal in paraxylene recovery process  
The invention is directed to purification of an aromatic hydrocarbon stream including selective removal of phenol from a process stream comprising aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures, especially...
9011674 Process for treating a hydrocarbon-containing feed  
A process is provided in which a first hydrocarbon-containing composition is provided where the first hydrocarbon-containing composition comprises hydrocarbons having a boiling range from 25° C....
9011676 Process for elimination of mercury contained in a hydrocarbon feed with hydrogen recycling  
Elimination of mercury contained in a hydrocarbon feed by: a) feed 1 is mixed with a hydrogen stream 14 and a gaseous fraction 13 originating from c),b) mixture 1a contacted with a catalyst to...
9011671 Coal processing method by using characteristics of sub-critical and supercritical water  
A coal processing method includes adding coal powder, water and catalyst into a series of tandem reactors and processing therein, wherein the coal powder, water and catalyst are added into the...
9011672 System and method of introducing an additive with a unique catalyst to a coking process  
Gas oil components, coking process recycle, and heavier hydrocarbons are cracked or coked in the coking vessel by injecting an additive into the vapors of traditional coking processes in the...
9012712 Adsorption of acid gases  
An adsorption process is disclosed for removal of acid gas contaminants from a liquid or gas which comprises providing an activated alumina adsorbent which is impregnated with a compound selected...
9011647 Plasma-assisted treatment of coal  
A process for the plasma-assisted treatment of coal in which coal is directly converted to heavy hydrocarbons. The first step in the process is direct conversion of coal to aliphatic hydrocarbons...
9006508 Protected adsorbents for mercury removal and method of making and using same  
A method of removing mercury and/or sulfur from a fluid stream comprising contacting the fluid stream with a sorbent comprising a core and a porous shell formed to include a plurality of pores...